Dance With Me


Directed by: Shinobu Yaguchi

Year: 2019

Length: 103 minutes

Classification rating: Unclassified all ages

Screens in: Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne


Is it weird if you’re the only one dancing?

Musical meets road trip in this lighthearted comedy with an outstanding performance by Ayaka Miyoshi!

Shizuka is slowly climbing the corporate ladder at a big trading company in Tokyo while trying to keep her crush on her handsome, charming boss a secret. Envious of her lucky-in-love friends, she decides to visit a fortune teller to find out if she’ll ever get married. On her way there, she crosses paths with a young girl on her way to see a hypnotist (Akira Takarada), desperate to cure her shyness so she can star in her school musical. But when they arrive, the hypnotist confuses the two, cursing Shizuka to dance whenever she hears music—whether it’s on public transport, in a board meeting, or whenever a mobile phone rings! With an important meeting coming up, Shizuka is desperate to break the curse, so she embarks on a cross-country hunt for the shifty hypnotist, dancing the whole way.

Sunday 20th October

Dendy Canberra Centre, Canberra

Sunday 27th October

Brisbane on sale 26 Sept, Brisbane

Sunday 3rd November

Perth on sale 26 Sept, Perth

Saturday 16th November

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Friday 22nd November

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Wednesday 27th November

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Sunday 1st December

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi

Music: Gentle Forest Jazz Band and Takuji Nomura

Producer: Daisuke Sekiguchi and Takao Tsuchimoto

Cast: Ayaka Miyoshi, Yu Yashiro, Chay, Takahiro Miura, Murotsuyoshi and Akira Takarada

Language: In Japanese with English subtitles.

Format: DCP colour

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